In Our Market
Industry news, research and expert opinion
Protection with Mortgage Clients in Mind
Looking for support with protection conversations with your mortgage clients? Our latest article discusses opportunities for protection and how Scottish Widows Protect can help.
Changes to our Underwriting Philosophy
Helen Dick, Senior Manager Underwriting and Claims Strategy, looks at the changes we made to our underwriting philosophy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes we’ve made to our underwriting philosophy put us in a great position to help customers.
The Dates That Matter in 2021
Our interactive calendar highlights notable dates and events that can act as valuable talking points in conversations with clients.
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THE RACE FOR A VACCINE (PDF 152KB)
Dr Mike Mosley, Science presenter and journalist, shares his views with us on how he expects science to come out on top in the race for the vaccine against COVID-19.
IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN TYPE 2 DIABETES AND OBESITY? (PDF 124KB)
Dr Mike Mosley, Science presenter and journalist, shares his views with us on the link between type 2 diabetes and obesity.
MENTAL HEALTH AND PROTECTION (PDF 85KB)
The changes we’ve made to our underwriting philosophy put us in a great position to help customers. Hear from our underwriting expert Helen Dick, and more from Dr Mike Mosley on suggestions for helping us to improve our mental health.
FOCUSING ON THE THINGS THAT MATTER
Gary Burchett, Protection Director, outlines how we are continuing to make our protection journey as simple and efficient as possible for you and your clients.
CONTINUING OUR COMMITMENT TO SIMPLICITY
Scott Cadger, Head of Claims and Underwriting Strategy, details how we are embedding simplicity across our protection offering.
TOP TIPS FROM DR MIKE MOSLEY - JANUARY (PDF 226KB)
New Year is a time for reflection and resolutions, so we have partnered with Dr Mike Mosley to share his expertise on some top tips for improving your lifestyle.
A DISCUSSION ON DIVERSITY
Gill Sephton, Head of Protection Distribution and Amanda Kerr, Head of Protection Proposition, discuss the importance of diversity in the protection industry.
UNDERSTANDING THE UNDERWRITING OF DIABETES
Changes to our underwriting philosophy are improving access to insurance explains Helen Dick, Senior Manager Underwriting and Claims Strategy.
CLAIMS: IT’S THE PEOPLE NOT THE NUMBERS THAT MATTER
Scott Cadger says we should focus on the people, not the numbers when talking about claims.
UNDERWRITING – RISK SELECTION NOT AVOIDANCE (PDF 138KB)
An introduction to protection insurance underwriting history and current practice.
JOHNNY DO GOOD
Johnny Timpson talks to CII The Journal about his lifelong interest in insurance, and his passion for helping improve insurance access and outcomes.